Karnataka Congress, JD(S) extend support for bandh

Karnataka Congress, JD(S) extend support for bandh

Protesting the draconian legislation of the Centre, farmers are protesting on the streets of Delhi for a year now

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president D K Shivakumar. Credit: PTI File Photo

The Karnataka Congress has extended support to the bandh call given by farmers’ organisations on Monday.

In a release, KPCC president D K Shivakumar said that the Congress party would extend support to the bandh call, as the anti-farmer policies of the Central and state government had put farmers in dire straits.

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Protesting the draconian legislation of the Centre, farmers are protesting on the streets of Delhi for a year now.

“While the BJP government has repeatedly tried to curtail the protests, it did not show the basic courtesy of listening to the demands of farmers,” he said.

JD(S) has also extended support to the bandh. 

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